Sun, 27/01/2019 (All day) to Mon, 28/01/2019 (All day)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Mandel Building, Room 521
Organized by Dr. Philipp Reick and sponsored by the Martin Buber Society of Fellows, this workshop brought together a diverse group of historians and social scientists who explored the legacy of urban struggle and protest over the course of the past two centuries. Papers focused, inter alia, on the peculiarities of urban conflict in Spanish history, on the significance of housing for Zionism past and present, and on the historical rhythms of riot and collective violence in Copenhagen.
Sun, 20/01/2019 (All day) to Mon, 21/01/2019 (All day)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Mandel Building, Room 530
The conference, organized by Hannelies Koloska from the Martin Buber Society and Tawfiq Da’adli, Lecturer in the Dept. of Islamic and Middle Studies and the Dept. of Art History at the Hebrew University, addressed the hitherto neglected diversity of visual features in the Qur’anic text and their relation to late antique and early Islamic visual discourses in art and theology.